Session took place on 23 August and was attended by members representing five Latin American and Caribbean countries: Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Trinidad and Tobago. The meeting’s agenda focused on the presentation of BIREME’s new institutional strategy for members’ approval and recommendations. Check out the details in the article.
Held in India on August 17 and 18, the event brought together policymakers, researchers, healthcare providers and civil society to discuss strengthening the evidence base for traditional medicines. The aim is to encourage the integration of proven beneficial interventions into health systems, allowing countries to implement quality control and monitoring policies for T&CM practices, professionals and products. Check out BIREME’s participation in cooperation with PAHO.
In 2023, BIREME starts the second year of the 2022-2023 Biannual Work Plan. Check out the progress recorded in projects, products and services, with results that highlight institutional strengthening and continued support for the countries in the Region, by expanding and strengthening access to information and scientific evidence for decision-making in health.
The 22nd Ordinary Meeting of the VHL Nursing Brazil Advisory Committee was held in July in Curitiba, as a preliminary activity to the 22nd National Nursing Research Seminar. BIREME participated with presentations on the use of scientific evidence in health actions and recommendations of best practices in Open Science. Focusing on the theme “Nursing Research in dialogue with global dynamics”, the program addressed strategies for implementing projects for innovation and digital transformation in the nursing information sector.
In the ongoing quest to improve editorial practices and the quality of scientific journals in Latin America and the Caribbean, the LILACS sessions are aimed for members of editorial teams of Latin American scientific journals in Health Sciences that are already indexed in LILACS, that intend to be indexed in the database or that are in the process of being created. Check out the details of the training sessions held in the first semester of 2023.
The reactivation ceremony of the Inter-Agency Network on Health Information (RIPSA) and the 29th Inter-Agency Workshop were held at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Brasilia, with the participation of BIREME. Check out the details in the article.